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North America Great railway journeys


Because of its size and scale, North America lends itself perfectly to great railway travel. Let the train trundle through the vast landscapes of either Canada or the United States and relax as you watch the panoramas unfold.

There are several world-class great railway journeys in Canada. The Rocky Mountaineer Railway is perhaps the best known; travelling between Jasper and Vancouver via Banff and Calgary, it explores the vast grasslands and the soaring Rocky Mountains, with superb views guaranteed from your seat. There's also a service operating from Whistler to Jasper that is extremely picturesque.

To see more of British Columbia, take the Skeena train from Prince Rupert on the Pacific Coast to Jasper amidst the mountains and see some of the most impressive peaks close up.

Our top itineraries for North America Great railway journeys

Rocky Mountaineer & Cariboos Lodge Heli-hiking

11-day luxury rail journey from £5,180 pp incl. flights

This tailor-made trip combines dramatic helicopter rides over the majestic scenery of the Canadian Rockies with an iconic Rocky Mountaineer rail journey. Start in either Vancouver or Calgary, enjoying Michelin-star dining and helihiking with a base in a luxury mountain lodge.

Rocky Mountaineer & Kananaskis Self-Drive

8-day luxury rail journey & self-drive from £2,410 pp incl. flights

This 8-day trip combines a self-drive among the Rockies with one of the world’s greatest rail journeys. You’ll start in Vancouver or Calgary before boarding your glass-domed Rocky Mountaineer train, navigating through dramatic landscapes before a scenic self-drive, alongside luxury lodge stays.

Rocky Mountaineer and Canmore self-drive

8-day luxury rail journey & self-drive from £2,410 pp incl. flights

This trip combines a self-drive with an iconic train journey among the spectacular Rocky mountains of Canada. Travel from Vancouver to Calgary, or vice versa, via the famous Rocky Mountaineer before self driving among majestic scenery. You'll do it all alongside stays in luxury lodges.

Rocky Mountaineer - Seattle to Jasper

7-day rail journey

Exploring Seattle and Vancouver, this rail journey is a memorable start or end to any US or Canada self-drive. Choose to begin or end your journey in the magnificent Rockies, enjoying Michelin-standard meals and complimentary drinks on board the Rocky Mountaineer.

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Alaska and the Rockies on Silver Muse

17-day cruise & rail from £9,425 pp incl. flights

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Enjoy watching pods of Humpback Whales feeding on Herring and strolling along the beach for a salmon barbeque, this is a voyage to delight both the eyes and tastebuds.

East Coast USA Rail Journey

12-day tailor-made rail journey from £2,020 pp incl. flights


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Let included Amtrak rail journeys and luxury hotels bring you to New York's headline-grabbing icons, Boston's harbourside setting and the world-leading museums of Washington, D.C. You'll also call in to Philadelphia to explore its historic neighbourhoods and indulge in its unique gastronomy.

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